Will rising oil prices eventually hurt producers?

A Halliburton Co. worker walks through an Anadarko Petroleum Corp. hydraulic fracturing (fracking) site north of Dacono, Colorado, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. U.S. crude oil inventories rose by 1.4 million barrels in the week ended Aug. 8, to 367 million, compared with the consensus-estimated draw of 1.6 million. Photographer: Jamie Schwaberow/Bloomberg
Among the many sites where Halliburton has provided oil field services is this one north of Dacono, Colo.  Jamie Schwaberow/Bloomberg

If crude prices keep rising, some U.S. oil producers could lose a key advantage that has helped them ride out the downturn.

Fuel Fix’s Collin Eaton looks at how how much the cost of drilling could rise and what effect that will have on producers who have benefited from recent low overhead.

Read the full story at HoustonChronicle.com.